My three-year-old, like all other children his age, is fond of mimicking his parents. Monkey see, monkey do, right? Unfortunately, we spend a good deal of our free time on the computer, which makes him want to play with it as well, particularly when we aren’t looking. He hasn’t managed to do anything catastrophic yet, but I constantly find random gibberish that he managed to input in odd places.
Thankfully, I came across a super-simple program called ToddlerTrap (via Lifehacker). Just run the program and all keyboard and mouse input is disabled. Your toddler can hit buttons and keys all day long, but they’re unlikely to bullseye the red X that exits the program. It even captures the last key entered, so you know whether or not your little rascal has been up to his or her old tricks.